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English definition of “dessertspoon”

dessertspoon

noun [C] uk   /dɪˈzɜːt.spuːn/ us    /-ˈzɝːt-/
a medium-sized spoon, used especially for eating sweet food at the end of a meal the amount that a dessertspoon holds, used for measuring food in cooking: Add one dessertspoon of sugar.
(Definition of dessertspoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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